Monk in the forest Credit: Demian / Adobe Stock
Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 23:53

In our contemporary world, noise pollution has reached dangerous levels. But even in what many reminisce as “quieter times” in the “more peaceful” past people were still searching out silence and space to reflect. 

Illustration of an old tavern. Credit: Chorazin / Adobe Stock
Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 16:37

Archaeologists examining a recently discovered colonial tavern in eastern North Carolina were stunned to discover that when the 18th Century building burned to the ground a “treasure trove of merchandise” was trapped beneath the charred floorboards, and many of the artifacts hint at the building’s use as a brothel.

Young woman levitating
Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 16:08

Experiments in sound or acoustic levitation are common and ongoing. Dozens of researchers have managed to use sound waves to levitate and move tiny particles and liquid droplets.

The head of a Buddha statue. Credit: Richard / Adobe Stock. Inset: Fragments of a birch bark manuscript from ancient Gandhara. Credit: British Library (public domain)
Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 11:04

The oldest Buddhist scrolls ever discovered were made on birch bark and spent two millennia folded in clay pots, in a cave, situated along the northern border of Afghanistan and Pakistan, and now they’re bringing team of researchers “close, very close” to the words of

Stockpile at Castillo San Cristóbal
Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 01:55

Puerto Rico is a unique island with stunning scenery as well as a complex history and fascinating culture.

Amazing artwork was found on walls on a stone tomb in Siberia. Picture: Vladimir Kubarev/IAET SB RAS
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 14:21

Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent paintings found in the Altai Mountains show ancient figures with round horns and feathers on their heads.


Archaeology News on Human Origins, Ancient Places and Mysterious Phenomena

Lost City of Heracleion

Spectacular Photographs Reveal Beauty of the Lost City of Heracleion

A few weeks ago, we reported on the discovery of the sunken city of Heracleion , which had disappeared into the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Egypt nearly 1,200 years ago. Now, for the first...
Antarctica’s new Map

Antarctica’s hidden mountains revealed

Antarctica has been covered with ice for thousands of years and yet it is now that for the first time we can see just how the mountain range under layers of ice looks thanks to the impressive work of...
Archaeologists Fighting to Protect Mes Aynak

A Victory for Archaeologists Fighting to Protect Mes Aynak

Back in April we told you about a 5,000 year-old settlement in Afghanistan called Mes Aynak, facing destruction by a Chinese mining company who were drooling at the prospect of exploiting its rich...
Anatolia ancient underground city in Turkey

Ancient underground city unearthed in Turkey

Turkey is famous for its underground cities with the city of Derinkuyu in Cappadocia as one of the most well-known. Why those cities were built remains an unresolved mystery with many suggestions...
Picture of the Atom of Hydrogen

Getting into a Hydrogen atom for the first time in History

Who would imagine a few decades ago that we would be able to photograph a Hydrogen atom. Well this has just happened. A team of scientists have taken a photo of a hydrogen atom which even shows the...
water on Mars Supported Life

Most Convincing Evidence Yet that Mars Supported Life

We recently reported on a finding showing that smooth surfaced pebbles found on Mars indicated that rivers of water once flowed on the surface of Mars. However, until now, it was believed that water...
Ancient Volcanic Data - Ireland

Scientists Use Ancient Knowledge to Understand Volcanic Activity

In yet another example of the wisdom and advanced knowledge of our ancestors, modern day scientists have drawn upon the climate records produced by Irish monks between 431 to 1649 AD to discover a...
Tarsier Primates

The oldest primate skeleton discovered

According to Darwin’s theory , humans are evolved from primates (monkeys, apes etc) – or at least we are somehow related to primates. Even though the evolution theory is not flawless it makes sense...
Hidden Treasure in Pyramid

Hidden Treasure May be Hidden inside Great Pyramid

Dr Zahi Hawass, the controversial former head of the Supreme Council of Antiquities under President Mubarak’s regime, has announced that there are significant discoveries still to be made in the...
UFO entering Volcano

UFO entering Volcano in Mexico?

One of the most interesting latest videos of UFOs is the video of what appears to be an unidentified flying object (UFO) entering the Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico which was recorded on May 30 by...
Moon and its atmosphere - Water

Moon and its atmosphere, what you probably do not know

Many people believe that there is no atmosphere at all on the Moon. Well, that is not the case. There is atmosphere on the moon but it is just that it is less dense compared to Earth’s atmosphere. So...
Mammoth Blood - Revival of Species

Could Discovery of Mammoth Blood Lead to Revival of Species?

Researchers have uncovered the carcass of a female mammoth in Russia which may include 10,000-year-old mammoth blood , paving the way for the potential to revive a remarkable species from our ancient...
Ancient Roman Concrete superior to our own

Scientists Discover that Ancient Roman Concrete was Far Superior to Our Own

Scientists studying the composition of Roman concrete , which has been submerged under the Mediterranean Sea for the last 2,000 years, have discovered that it was superior to modern-day concrete in...
Scientists Unveil Mind-Powered Helicopter

Scientists Unveil Mind-Powered Helicopter

The world was shocked when Ben Rich, Director of Lockheed Skunk Works (secret research and development facility) admitted on his deathbed that extraterrestrial UFO visitors are real and that their...
Humans Ate Neanderthals

Scientists Claim it is Unlikely Humans Ate Neanderthals

The sudden disappearance of the Neanderthals, the closest living relatives of modern humans, approximately 30,000 years ago has been perplexing archaeologists for decades. Explanations range from...
Ancient Ball Player

Ancient Ball Player Statue Found in Mexico

Workers repairing an old water pipe line made a surprising discovery when they stumbled upon a 1,000 year-old granite statue representing a Mesoamerican ball player at a pre-Hispanic site at Piedra...